MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Prof. Bashar H. Malkawi

Bashar H. Malkawi is Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Sharjah, where he currently teaches international trade law, Islamic finance, and business law. He received his S.J.D from American University, Washington College of Law, and LLM in International Trade Law from the University of Arizona. Prof. Malkawi previously taught at universities in Jordan, UAE, Italy, and United States. He spent two years as Assistant Dean at Hashemite University's Faculty of Economics and as Associate Dean for Graduate programs at University of Sharjah College of Law.

Doctorate, American University, Washington College of Law
Current or most recent Employer


University of Sharjah
Time in Post - 10

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan,

Disciplinary or professional background

Economics, Humanities, Law

Contact Info


College of Law University of Sharjah P.O Box 27272 Sharjah
Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Governance (Local Governance and Decentralization) ( 10 years )

Labour and employment policies ( 10 years )

Economic development ( 15 years )

Islamic finance ( 5 years )

Work relates to groups

Youth ( 3 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Labour and employment polices

Economic development

Islamic finance


Academic publications

Academic conferences